Assassination movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant assassination movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, tense and intense films and TV shows about / with assassination, murder, assassin, deadly, conspiracy, death, violence, runaway, betrayal and politics plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
assassination movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as assassination: 11.22.63 (2016), Hitman (2007), Nick of Time (1995), London Has Fallen (2016), Assassins (1995), Death of a President (2006), Ninja Assassin (2009), Killing Lincoln (2013), Cheetah: The Power of One (2005), The President's Last Bang (2005).

List of assassination movies

11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, kennedy assassination, time, time traveler, surveillance, murder, twists & turns, historical event, altering history, stephen king ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 50s, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
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Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, one man army, killer, sniper, assassination, danger, cia, fist fighting, interpol, secret identity, crimes, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, istanbul turkey, st. petersburg russia ...
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Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, race against time, hostage, politics, accountant, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, one day, assassination plot ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, intense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, terrorist attack, assassination, danger, save the day, terrorist, graphic violence, heroes, president, surveillance, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, big ben london, tokyo, pakistan ...
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Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, assassination, competition, rescue, police chase, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, chase, gunfight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, detroit, seattle, mexico, caribbean ...
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Death of a President (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictional investigative documentary looks back on the "assassination" of George W. Bush and attempts to answer the question of who committed the murder. Perhaps less morbid and disturbing to watch now than during Bush's presidency, ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, satirical, controversial ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, assassination, false accusation, state affairs, danger, political conspiracy, sniper, dishonesty, secret service, investigation, president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001, near future, year 2007 ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, washington d.c., iraq, middle east ...
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Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, one man army, assassination, vengeance, martial arts, haunted by the past, punishment, gang, secret movement, deadly, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: china, asia, berlin germany, osaka japan, japan
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Killing Lincoln (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: April 14, 1865. One gunshot. One assassin hell-bent on killing a tyrant, as he charged the 16th President of the United States. And in one moment, our nation was forever changed. This is the most dramatic and resonant crime in American history: the ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, factual ...
Plot: assassination, state affairs, deadly, hitman, americana, obsession, head of state, conspiracy, murder, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, fanatic ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, virginia, cleveland ohio, washington d.c., new york ...
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Cheetah: The Power of One (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Nandu, an orphan, is a top-notch professional killer in town. He manoeuvres his operations with the help of his buddy. In one such operation, he falls into the eyes of the cops. While fleeing from the crime scene, he unintentionally becomes the ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: assassination, hidden identity, on the run, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, romance, chases and races, assassination attempt, one against many, frame up, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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The President's Last Bang (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On October 26, 1979, President Park Chung-hee, who had ruled South Korea since 1961, was assassinated by his director of intelligence. The film depicts the events of that night…
Style: realistic, serious, dark humor, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, politics, president, undercover, terrorism, political corruption, political conspiracy, deadly, political intrigue, assassination attempt, state affairs, revolution ...
Time: 70s
Place: south korea, seoul, korea
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Anthropoid (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: emotional, realistic, clever, factual, intense ...
Plot: assassination, third reich, nazi, betrayal, suspicion, friendship between men, conspiracy, repression, world war two, murderer, ss, female protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, year 1938, year 1942
Place: prague, germany, prague czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia ...
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Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, kennedy assassination, investigation, dishonesty, political conspiracy, deadly, murder, state affairs, society, conspiracy theory, kennedy family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963
Place: dallas texas, texas, usa, america
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Hey Ram (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country. He sets out to kill him.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: assassination, vengeance, massacre, political unrest, deadly, danger, destiny, crimes, muslim, husband wife relationship, hindu, society ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: india, asia, middle east, pakistan
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Rabbit on the Moon (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though around them a criminal world seethes, Julie and Antonio are a young and loving couple with a new baby and a solid, white-collar sense of stability. But when a loose social connection suddenly ties them to a major political assassination, the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: assassination, political corruption, assassination attempt, uncover truth, life turned upside down, politics, frame up, fighting the system, political conspiracy, life is a bitch, deadly, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico city, mexico, london
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I as in Icarus (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film's plot is based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation. The film begins with the assassination of President Marc Jarry, who is about to be inaugurated for a second six-year term of office. Henri Volney, state ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, political drama
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, conspiracy, kennedy assassination, investigation, government corruption, political corruption, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, crimes, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, manhunt, military, swat team, assassination, al qaeda, espionage, 9/11, terrorist, explosion, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2005, year 2003 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, poland, langley virginia ...
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Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, assassination, military, politics, political corruption, protest, liberal, photojournalist, police, cia, government, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: greece, europe
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Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: exciting, serious, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassin, secret society, brotherhood, adventure, time travel, assassination, parkour, imaginary, memory, danger, undercover, secret identity ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century, 2010s, year 1986, year 2016 ...
Place: spain, london, madrid, texas
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Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Romania
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, crimes, anti heroes, fight, crime boss, tragic hero, unlikely partners, anti hero, danger, dishonesty, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
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Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns, exciting, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, espionage, cia, spy, double agent, female spy, strong female lead, secret service, agent as target, chase, assassination, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, soviet union, russia, washington d.c. ...
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Blow Out (1981)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, psycho film, serious, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, political conspiracy, assassination, neo noir, politics, crimes, state affairs, witnessing a crime, amateur detective, hitman, dishonesty, nobody believes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, california
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JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: thought provoking, serious, captivating, controversial, disturbing ...
Plot: political conspiracy, kennedy assassination, president, investigation, cia, assassination, gay slur, fighting the system, evidence, political corruption, district attorney, government ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, texas, washington d.c., cuba, vietnam
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Munich (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, mossad, secret agents, murder, politics, assassination, jewish, terrorist, vengeance, revenge, hostage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, paris france ...
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The Resistance (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 1937, Japan began their invasion of China by murdering over 300,000 people in the capital of Nanjing. The atrocities committed against women and their daughters are especially barbaric. One of them is Xiaoyun, a peasant girl who fights with the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, realistic ...
Plot: genocide, war, assassination, revenge, ninja, resistance, occupation, vengeance, wartime life, martial arts, protection, world war two ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china, usa, asia, japan
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The Silent Force (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An elite Federal force whose objective is to eliminate organized crime is violently assassinated by an evil Asian crime lord. The sole survivor of the group teams up with his late partner's widow to strike back at the crime lord and his son.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: assassination, martial arts, undercover, special agent, special agents, adventure, rivalry, government agency, master criminal, deadly, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
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Lumumba (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Haiti
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba. Using newly discovered historical evidence, Haitian-born and later Congo-raised writer and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, scapegoat, dehumanization, betrayal, political corruption, intrigue, defamation, ambition, against the odds, leadership, dishonesty, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 50s
Place: congo, africa, belgium, brussels belgium, brussels ...
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The Conspirator (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, factual, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, courtroom drama, historical character, civil war, assassination, lawyer, president, trial, boarding house, death sentence, legal, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., england, california
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Parkland (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real time, a handful of individuals forced to make split-second decisions ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, assassination, fbi, doctors and patients, state affairs, society, power relations, deadly, americana, kennedy assassination, secret service, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, california
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The Double (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, assassination, investigation, special agents, crime, ex law enforcer, crimes, deadly, hunt down, espionage, spy, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1988, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, mexico, russia
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The Naked Runner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sam Laker is an American industrialist, working in Britain, who has just been awarded an international award for industrial design. He is planning to travel to East Germany to attend a trade show and show off his invention, taking his 10 year old ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, microfilm
Plot: assassination, spy, secret agents, deadly, espionage, child in peril, undercover, danger, on the run, intelligence, invention, holiday ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, east germany ...
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